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quote 's an isolating and frustrating thing. i really hope that russia, the united states and many other countries will work to push back against this constantly increasing surveillance, this constant erosion and abrasion of
quote serious about it after six weengs. >> how much leverage does the united states have if any in dealing with mexico on this? >> i think it has significant leverage. mexican is the recipient of united states tourist dollars. if the united states put out an advisory or travel warning saying we advise american citizens not to go to mexico because they are unsafe and subject to arbitrary arrests and detention by mexican authorities, that would have a pretty significant impact in all the tourist areas around mexico we know so well. that's the next step the department could make if in fact they believe that tahmooressi is telling it the truth and he is being unjustly head held. did he violate mexican law? did he do something that justifies this? it's hard for me to belief anybody could say that with a straight face but i think the state department has got
quote in russia. i had a flight from cuba to latin america. the united states revoked my passport to trap me in the moscow airport. when people ask why are you in russia, i say please ask the state department. >> the u.s. state department says snowden's passport was
quote interview, am free to fly back to the united states, you can't. does that hurt you? >> i think no american could be prohibited from coming home or traveling anywhere else without feeling a sense of loss. but, again, i may have lost my ability to travel, but i have gained the ability to go to sleep at night, put my head on the pillow and feel comfortable
quote that prioritizes security over all other considerations. i don't believe the united states is or ever should be a security state. ife want to be free we can't become subject to surveillance. we can't give away our privacy. we can't give away our rights. we have to be an active party. we have to be an active part of our government. and we have to say there are some things worth dying for. i think the country is one of them.
quote are that the united states has capacities similar to what you see on movies and in television. is principally and surerily on how do we make , those who want to proliferate weapons, transnational criminals are not able to engage in the activities that they are engaging in. in that, we can only be successful when partnering with friends like germany. we will not succeed if we are
quote from. as edward done damage? he has done immense damage to the national security of the united states in ways that i wish i could describe in public, but i cannot. the revelations of snowden have given our enemies particularly terrorists, including al qaeda, insights into how we gain information and intelligence on them that have enabled them to change the way they operate and be much more difficult to track. that is one example. >> are we in negotiations to bring him back? further considerations that he
quote constitution who think they need to say something about it. >> you hear often in the united states are why doesn't he come home and face the music? >> it's a fair question. why doesn't he face charges? but it's also uninformed. because what has been lain against me aren't normal charges. they are extraordinary charges. we have seen more charges under the espionage act in the last administration than we have in all other administrations in american history. the espionage act provides anyone accused of it of no chance to make a public defense. you are not allowed to argue based on all the evidence in your favor because that evidence may be classified, even if the it is exculpatory. when people say why don't you face the music, i say you have to understand the music is not an open court and a fair trial. >> what would you do if you had
quote bundles of services and americans have no choice. the united states stands alone in its dedication to private companies running all of its utility services, with some public oversight. that's always been our history. other countries started with public companies and have this idea of a public trust for communications. that it -- because of all the social spillovers -- it needs to be made available to everyone at a reasonable price. we have now got the worst of this bargain. we both have private companies. we're dedicated to that and no oversight of them. and that's leading to an extraordinarily weak situation. so the answer is not to give up on public oversight, but to make it better. to unleash the regulatory ideal, which is for pro-innovation, pro-american people. we've just fallen down on the job.
quote , an authoritarian country where he has taken refuge. you know, he should man up and come back to the united states. if he has a complaint about what's the matter with american surveillance, come back here and stand in our system of justice and make his case. but instead he's just sitting there taking pot shots at his country, violating his oath that he took when he took on the job he took and betraying, i think, you know, fundamental agreements that he entered into when he became an employee. and the fact is he has damaged his country very significantly in many, many ways.
quote at this moment were extremely high. >> it was a felony to conduct this kind of surveillance in the united states. and everyone was relying on the shield that they were trying to create of having the president order it explicitly and have the attorney general sign off and say, "it's lawful." and as soon as the justice department starts to say, "we're not so sure this is lawful," there is a great deal of concern and anxiety. >> five separate car bombs blew up in a span of 45 minutes... >> a bomb last night set portions of the old city ablaze... >> narrator: at the justice department, they prepared for conflict with the white house.
quote . >> if this man is a patriot, he should stay in the united states and make his case. patriots don't go to russia. they don't seek asylum in cuba and venezuela. they fight their cause here. there are many a patriot. you can go back to the pentagon papers with dan ellsberg and others who stood and went to the court system of america and made their case. edward snowden is a coward, he is a traitor and he has betrayed his country and if he wants to come home tomorrow to face the music, he can do so. >> well, today the famed pentagon papers whistleblower dan ellsberg is sounding off about kerry's comments.
quote to and from the united states. and they used this authority that previously was used to trace numbers going to and from a single telephone... for everybody. >> narrator: kollar-kotelly's secret ruling relied on a controversial interpretation of
quote department, i resign as deputy attorney general of the united states, effective immediately. sincerely yours, james b. comey." >> george bush is on the edge of a cliff. his presidency is at stake. this was going to be something on the order of two dozen,
. can the obama administration find a partner in a leader who won't be allowed in the united states? >> we view our relationship with india as one vitally important for economic, strategic reasons, and one that we look forward to continuing to grow in the future. >> india's economic future may be just the issue voters are turning out for. it's about to become home to 20% of the world's working population. election results are days away, but it's already true. more indians have cast ballots than in the last six american elections combined. >> can one of the world's largest countries have a government that is non grata in the united states, or is context everything? does modi get to out run his past? are the things to come in india just on hold as modi kick stars the growth again. joining us for "inside story" from new york, frank wisner. in our washington studio alyssa ayres. senior fel fellow, former assist deputy secretary of state. and professor, let me start with you. when the new parliament is seated and the new prime minister sworn what long island on that person's plate? what'
said mr. may was too much of an operation. we dated and united states for 40 additionally years and criticize whether we question what were doing was the right thing. >> here is a look at books being published this week: >> or when the islamic revolution hair, they were cut off from the west in part because of religious reasons. iran has some problems with using dead hotties and because the west shortly after imposed sanction and didn't have the resources, technology or structure to really continue with deceased organ donation. so they decided to focus on living donation peers to the simpler old fashioning way of dealing with the transplant shortage. this was a nasa rationalized he may think he caused 80% to 90% of people who need organs need kidneys. so they focused on the largest part of the population that needed help. while we focused on everybody at the same time and we focused on finding the technologies we could to keep organs viable and transport them quickly and do everything we could to get them from cadavers. getting cadavers made sense because i put a living person a
quote with any threats in the united states? so i'll be a little cartoonish about this: nsa gets to walk up to the transom and yell through the transom and say, "hey!
quote , the top national security official in the united states government, falsely denied to the nat and the public. so when you hear things like mr. snowden. -- not telling the truth when he says sitting at his desk he could have wire tapped anyone. i guarantee you that's exactly what the nsa analysts have the capability, and the evidence -- don't rely on my word or his. a program which we reported on
talks about botched executions in the united states going back to 1890. he questions whether the methods we use to execute people could be considered cruel and unusual punishment. this is about an hour. >> i would like to announce an event at the library. at 7:00 there will be an event on what would cause the songbirds in the northeast so if you are moved to go to the jones. thanks a lot. without it this tow town would e williamstown. [laughter] when my son was being bar mitzvah, the rabbi the first thing he said at the service was to shut off cell phones and he spoke with the authority for people of aid and then about 90 seconds into the service a cell phone rang and i've never seen a rabbi turned white quite so quickly. it was his. the first part is to give you a little bit of a sense of the surrounding of the book about what the book tries to do and then second i want to read a little bit from the book and third and most importantly, i would love if we could have some conversation about the subject. let me tell you a little bit about the book botched executions in america'
an appetite for occasionally united states. is their deal a big deal? it's the "inside story." hello. i am ray suarez. after the brack-up of the sovi t union, the largest republic, russia was in freefall, influence in decline, life expectancy dropping, national self-evide -- self-esteem takin beating. china surged and became an engine of the world economy. china sucked in resources from every corner of the earth and sent out ships piled high with finished consumer goods. in big tower turns, the u.s. still had an open field to run in during the 1990s. nato expanded east into the old warsaw packet. parts of the empire joined the union. china became washington's banker buying a prod i knigious amount of american debt but was not in a world power like the world meant it in the days of the cold war. now, it's the u.s. having trouble working its will in the world, china making new friends and buying new friends in africa and latin america and russia undergirding its economic by selling natural resources for top dollar. >> it took 10 years to cut a deal, but china and russia, two world powers and for
of safety have changed over time. >> host: in the united states do we have 100% safe tap water? >> guest: no, and we will not have a 100% and that is probably a good thing. but if you had said risk-free i would have said no, we don't. but for safe, i guess we do. and what i mean is we accept the tradeoffs. it really is quite remarkable that i can go anywhere in the united states whether it is tallahassee or bangor or santa barbara and i don't give a second thought to the drinking water. and that has happened in a short period of time. for most of history drinking water hasn't been safe. >> host: but you can go anywhere in the united states and drink the water. where else can we do that in the world? nearly everywhere? >> guest: in the richer countries, nearly everywhere. some countries have their own particular microorganisms the body takes time to get used to. but there are other parts of the developing world where you want to avoid drinking the water, if you can, and the reason is twofold. and part of that is water provision and water sanitation. two sides of the same coin, right? the roma
in the united states. and before accepting a fellowship in 2010 -- and through the fellowship, he became an advisor at the pentagon and fellow officer at cfr. he has a previous book from 2010 and has published many articles. most notable is his february 2012 article in foreign affairs which became the bases for this current book. he is an associate professor and the chair field at the department of georgetown and a fellow center at the atlantic counsel. please join me in welcoming matthew kroenig. >> thank you for that introduction. it is a pleasant to be back here. and to be here tonight talking about my new book "a time to attack: the looming iranian nuclear threat." now before i talk about what the book is about i would like to talk a little bit about what the book is not. it doesn't argue that we should take immediate military action or argue that is the best option and doesn't argue it should be the first option. people see the title and jump to the wrong conclusion. i argue we should solve it through diplomacy if at all possible and there are no serious experts that disagree with t
is the national security adviser to be president of the united states rate of previously, she was the united states ambassador to the united nations. she has received criticism for perceived entrenchment and foreign policy. >> ultimately, glover leadership requires us to see the world as it is, with all of its danger and uncertainty. we have to be prepared for the worst, prepared for every contingency. but american leadership also requires us to see the world as it should be, a place for the aspirations of individual human beings really matters. where hopes him and not just fears, governor. where the truths written into the founding documents can steer the currents of justice. >> welcome. >> it is great to be back. >> the president making a series of speeches. is he defining obama doctrine? >> for good reason, one is wary of the term "doctrine." i think what he is saying is really crystallizing what has animated his foreign policy from the outset. the united states is the most powerful and important country in the world. we have been for a long time and will be for a long time. in recent yea
international reports on climate change have not moved the needle as much in the united states. the white house gathered the latest science and focusing on the here and now. will that get your attention? that's inside story. >> i'm ray suarez. from the earliest days from the signing of the protocol in 1997 this question has been quietly hidden in the debate. would you in st. charles, missouri or in rochester, new york, change the way you run your daily life or change the way you look at the world if climate change threatened to flood an island or brought mosquitoes. the latest focus of climate change focuses on the united states and the affect on americans instead of the big world full of people you don't know. the white house unveiled it's 2014 national climate assessment on tuesday. climate change is not a thing of the future, it's happening right now in every corner of the u.s. from increased hurricane risks in the northeast to longer droughts and bigger wildfires in the southwest. from longer more intense heat waves and public health risk notice midwest to an increased demand for water, ene
it a useful and convenient device for representing the newest sit zeins of the united states. >> host: and you write so profound was the influence of photography on the post bellum american thought that like today's digital technology, early photography shifted to ground on which the production and circulation of knowledge scientific and philosophical set a half century earlier. >> guest: photography made vision a subject itself. it allowed us to see what we thought we knew and to interrogate what we imagined we had known. there was a way in which photography lent itself to what was visible was in fact true. and so it helped to not only reflect the ways in which americans saw the world but also helped to shape the way americans would continue to see the world. and it was a really important technological change in the 19th century for the world frankly but photography took off in the united states in ways that far surpassed any other place is in the world. >> -- >> host: what is the uniqueness of photography for the african-americans around the time? >> guest: it converged at the time of the ci
time, started looking at health care costs. we spent $2.7 trillion on health care in the united states in 2011. i don't know what to do to stop that. $2.7 trillion is an awful lot of money. with the $1.1 million on food that year, $2.7 trillion on health care. amounts to $8,100 for every man, woman and child in the united states. let's compare that to other countries. if american health care were an economy it would be the sixth largest economy in the world. we spent $2.7 trillion on health care in the united states and there was $2.6 trillion spent on everything in france in 2011, the sixth largest economy. we spent $800 for every man, woman and child on health care, the second most expensive country in switzerland, $4,300 for every man, woman and child. at the same time we're spending this money on health care our outcomes are not very good. life expectancy overall, 56 and 26, when we look at white male life expectancy, we are four years different between the united states and canada. we like to bash the canadian health care system, canadian health care system is more than half the p
.s. army special operations forces, the united states marine corps, u.s. air force, briefed providence, lectured at military war colleges, the fbi, the national security agency, the pentagon's joint staff, and the cia. he has also lectured at universities, business forms and appeared on pbs and npr, c-span, and fox. 2006-2008 bond was a visiting professor at the united states naval academy where he taught a course entitled future global security challenges. in 2009 secretary of defense robert gates pointed into the defense policy board which is a federal advisory committee to the united states to bar and of defense, and he served on a body for two years. historical writings have garnered him an awful lot of praise. he was recipient of a greenway when should award. in 2002 he was awarded the united states state department distinguished public service award. new york times columnist, -- thomas friedman one of the most widely read authors define the post cold war era along with harvard professor samuel d. huntington and deal professor paul keating. our rear company in the. perhaps this ex
of them are enemies of the united states. >> i don't believe that. i believe that yes, they have different opinions. they don't agree with all of your policy here. you can accuse your president and you can accuse everybody and no one can ask you why you did that. they are trying to say what they need to say about what happens especially in our region. they think the united states is more effective than they can do better. for example, look what happened in syria. >> what is going on in syria? >> today or yesterday, brahimi resigned. i admire the guy and you should have resigned one year ago. because i know that the regime in syria is going to play with everybody and they will not give power. we know that six or eight months after the revolution there was a solution to build a new syria. >> when was there an opportunity to do that? >> six or eight months after. >> why did it not happen? >> you put red lines and we saw syria across it you put the red line and they cross it. you told them to not use the warplanes. they use the helicopters. they defy their people. we cannot get the right help
at the military academy of west point rests on two main pillars, the united states remains the indispensable nation, and there is not a military solution to every problem. >> the question we face, the question each of you will face is not whether america will lead but how we will lead. not only to secure our peace and prosperity, but across the globe. >> reporter: president obama told thousand was a cadets dressed in uniform that america must always lead and military is backbone of that leadership. >> u.s. military action cannot be the only or even primary component of our leadership in every instance. just because we have the best hammer does not mean that every problem is a nail. >> reporter: thou the united states forces are out of iraq and the military commitment in afghanistan will end by the end of 2016, the president emphasi emphasized the lessons of 9/11 remains with us. >> i believe we must shift our counterterism strategy drawing on the successes and shortcomi shortcomings in iraq and afghanistan to effectively partner where terrorists seek a foot hold. >> reporter: he will ask con
rice is here. she is the united states national security advisor to the president of the united states. she has served in that role since july of 2013. previously, she was the united states ambassador to the united nations. the obama administration has received some criticism recently for perceived reentrenchment in foreign policy. the president spoke yesterday at west point and hit back. >> ultimately, global leadership requires us to see the world as it is with all its danger and uncertainty. we have to be prepared for the worst, prepared for every contingency. but american leadership also requires us to see the world as it should be. a place where the aspirations of individual human beings really matters. where hopes and not just fears govern. where the truth is written into our founding documents can steer the currents of history in a direction of justice. >> charlie: i am pleased to have susan rice back at this table, welcome. >> thanks, charlie, good to be back. >> charlie: the president is making a series of speeches on foreign policy beginning with his commencement speech at we
are enemies of the united states in their threats against the united states. >> stlets, no i don't believe that. i believe yes they have different opinion with the united states, they don't agree with all your policy here which is right. we should follow your policy. here you can accuse your president and you can accuse everybody here and nobody can ask you why you did that. so i believe there are people there trying to say what they need to say about what happened especially in our region which they think that the united states is more effective and they can do better. for example look what happened in syria. >> rose: that's exactly where i wanted to focus. what's going on in syria. what happened in syria. >> unfortunately in syria today or yesterday in the bahrain resigned and i admired the guy and he should resign one year ago because i know that the regem in syria going to play with everybody and they will not give power. and we know six or eight months after the revolution there was a solution to build the new syria. >> rose: when was there an opportunity. >> six or eight months aft
. >>> this is gps, the global public square. welcome to all of you in the united states and around the world. i'm fareed zakaria. we will start today's show with timothy geithner, the former secretary of the treasury who is finally talking. why did he bail out the same banks that many blame for causing the global financial crisis? i will ask him. and drones. the united states still uses them in many places around the world, but now it seems everybody has a drone. former terror official witch ard clock on the frightening future of the robotic killing machines. also, in the internet age, is there something you wish you could hide? well, you're in luck. at least if you live in the european union. i'll explain and tell you about the conflict with freedom of speech. >>> and is china becoming more nationalist, more capitalist, more democratic? what do the people of china really want? kevin osnose of the new yorker tells us. but first here's my take. president obama's pivot to asia has been widely praised. but many critics wishes he would infuse the policy with greater substance and energy. in fact, t
's release. there has been an i am bar go between the united states and cuba for years, but more and more the united states is working with the cuban market. >> this kid with mental health issues has three firearms and 400 runs is unreasonable. >> earlier i spoke with richard martinez, whose son died in the santa barbara shootings last week. >> we have breaking. the american soldiers held captive in afghanistan for the past five years has been freed. sergeant bo bergdahl is coming back to the united states. we're live in the united states. randall, remind us about sergeant boberg doll's case. >> well, he was captured when he was a private back in june o of 2009. a month later the taliban released a video and it was confirmed that it was mr. bergdahl. he was held captive. we're not sure if it was afghanistan, pakistan, but between the two countries, but the taliban have held him. they have released several videos, it turns out not only in 2009, but they used them as a propaganda tool through the years in 2010 and in 2011 in his initial videos. he only gave his place of birth, which is idah
, the united states, who is in charge of militarization for south korea, withdrew their forces before june 29, 1949, as the republic of korea government was established in 1948. they left only 479 members at the korean military advisory group. also, january 1, 1950, the secretary of state, mr. dean acheson, excluded korea from your specific development line. because of these, -- [inaudible] all those series of unfortunate events cost the peninsula divide in the korean war occurred. the u.s. swift intervened to rescue south korea. the communist invasion, the u.n. forces advanced all the way, but the chinese communist forces advanced and the peninsula was not able to be survive. they to achieve half the victory entry rss. after the armistice, the two countries signed a mutual defense treaty october 1, 1953, and officially launched the alliances. after the korean war, relies was very successful. as i've mentioned already, there has been small and large north korea provocations by the alliance has been successfully deterring all out world with north korea. boosted by the rok combined event, the r
it is going to be nothing happening. that is where your stonewalling is. in the senate of the united states, under the leadership of a guy named harry reid. up is jay, an independent in clearwater, florida. good morning, america. alaska had it right. gentlemen, government does not create jobs. government destroys jobs. small business and corporations make jobs. point ninet is 39 percent tax rate. it is killing jobs. jobs will open up that will give them more money to hire people/ buy equipment/maintenance jobs. you have representatives and senators come on c-span and act a simple yes or no question and -- get five minutes of government does not hire police and firemen and emt guys. both parties are to blame. you can't blame one person without pointing the finger at another. it all starts with the house, the senate and the president. the president has had numerous bills. although harry reid is had numerous bills put on his desk to do things, he stonewalled. i disagree with the useful idiot comment. lena, seven valleys, pennsylvania. yeah, i'm calling to reference the idiots who calling up to
the united states and this includes regulatory regimes everywhere to unlock more growth. this includes the regulatory state as well. [applause] >> c-span2 provide live coverage of the u.s. senate or proceedings in key public policy events. every weekend booktv. for 15 years the only television network devoted to nonfiction books and authors. this is brought to you as a public service by your local cable or satellite provider. watch a moluccas on a spoke and follows on twitter. >> next, botched executions in the discussion on the united states going back to 1890. he questions whether the methods we use to execute people should be considered cruel and unusual punishment. this is about one hour. >> thank you all for coming. i would like to announce at 7:00 o'clock there will be an event called song birds of the military. and so if any of you are so moved, please do so. this is truly the center of the famous coastal life and without it, this town would be williamstown. [laughter] >> i do appreciate if you will turn off your cell phones. and i hope that you have all done that now. when my
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